YWCA of Brooklyn Offers 3 Programs for Women in Business

March 23, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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BOERUM HILL — The YWCA of Brooklyn continues to offer programs for women business owners, entrepreneurs and residents in celebration of Women’s History Month in March.

Three upcoming programs are described as follows:

• Non-traditional Employment for Women (NEW)  Information Session at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 26, preparing interested women for nontraditional careers in the construction, utilities and transportation industries. Through its innovative training programs, NEW produces graduates who successfully compete for skilled blue-collar careers.

• Screening of new film titled “Mrs. Goundo’s Daughter,” held in conjunction with the NYC Chapter of United Nations Women, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27.  This film explores the problems of immigrant working women as well as issues of asylum, international law,  human rights and female genital cutting.

• Women’s Initiative Business Action Plan Information Session, a program offered at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, offering training, funding information and ongoing support to women who want to start their own businesses and become financially self-sufficient.

All three programs will take place in the community room of the YWCA, 30 Third Ave. in Boerum Hill.

For additional information about these and other YWCA programs, please call (718) 875-1190.

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